Executing wolves to end conflicts could make matters worse. Here are some better wolf control strategies instead.
For generations now, livestock breeders had one method of getting rid of troublesome wolves: Just execute them. Especially the Alpha of the pack.
However, with time it’s becoming clear that this doesn’t solve the problem. It may even make it worse.
In fact, a study indicates that killing a wolf can increase the risk of future attacks from other wolves.
Below we take a quick look at the major issues in wolf control, lethal and non-lethal, as well as